A minor earthquake magnitude 2.88 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Guánica in Puerto Rico. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was detected at 08:23:40 / 8:23 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: pr2020180027. Event ids that are associated: pr2020180027. Exact time and date of earthquake 28/06/20 / 2020-06-28 08:23:40 / June 28, 2020 @ 8:23 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -66.9463 West, latitude 17.9448 North, depth = 10 km.
Country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Aibonito, Coco, Barranquitas. Epicenter of the earthquake was 36 km (22 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 64 km (39 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 14 km (9 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty-nine, in the last 10 days seventy-eight, in the past 30 days one hundred and eighty-one and in the last 365 days two thousand, three hundred earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 5 km SW of Guánica, Puerto Rico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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